The first table below looks at the demand for FTP skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FTP over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 162 202 180
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -22
Permanent jobs citing FTP 30 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.62% 0.12% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.02% 0.71% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 27 6 11
Average salary £42,624 £33,125 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.67% +32.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,750 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £41,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
746 846 698
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.31% 16.91% 15.10%
Number of salaries quoted 648 716 564
Average salary £37,249 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
FTP
England

FTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing FTP across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

FTP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

FTP
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing FTP across the West Midlands region.

FTP Salary Trend in the West Midlands

FTP
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing FTP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

FTP Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

FTP
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FTP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Wolverhampton - 7 £40,000 -
Warwickshire +9 6 £52,500 +75.00%
Birmingham +4 5 £52,500 +60.91%
Worcestershire - 3 £52,500 -
Walsall - 3 £52,500 -
Solihull - 2 £37,500 -
FTP
England

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing FTP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited FTP.

1 21 (52.50%) Windows
2 20 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (50.00%) SAN
3 17 (42.50%) Linux
4 14 (35.00%) VMware
5 13 (32.50%) EMC
5 13 (32.50%) NetApp
5 13 (32.50%) IBM
5 13 (32.50%) HP
5 13 (32.50%) LAN
5 13 (32.50%) WAN
5 13 (32.50%) SMTP
5 13 (32.50%) SNMP
5 13 (32.50%) Degree
5 13 (32.50%) iSCSI
5 13 (32.50%) NAS
6 12 (30.00%) UNIX
6 12 (30.00%) Oracle
6 12 (30.00%) VLAN
7 11 (27.50%) DHCP
7 11 (27.50%) DNS
8 10 (25.00%) Sun
8 10 (25.00%) StorageTek
8 10 (25.00%) AIX
8 10 (25.00%) HPUX
8 10 (25.00%) Solaris
8 10 (25.00%) CLARiiON
8 10 (25.00%) Service Delivery
8 10 (25.00%) Fujitsu
8 10 (25.00%) FCoE

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing FTP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited FTP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (17.50%) SharePoint
2 6 (15.00%) IIS
3 3 (7.50%) Apache
4 2 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.00%) CMS
4 2 (5.00%) EPiServer CMS
Business Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (5.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (50.00%) SAN
2 13 (32.50%) LAN
2 13 (32.50%) WAN
2 13 (32.50%) SMTP
2 13 (32.50%) SNMP
2 13 (32.50%) iSCSI
2 13 (32.50%) NAS
3 12 (30.00%) VLAN
4 11 (27.50%) DHCP
4 11 (27.50%) DNS
5 10 (25.00%) FCoE
5 10 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
6 7 (17.50%) HTTP
7 3 (7.50%) Firewall
8 2 (5.00%) Ethernet
8 2 (5.00%) VPN
8 2 (5.00%) IPsec
9 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (17.50%) DataStage
3 7 (17.50%) Cognos Powerplay
3 7 (17.50%) Cognos Impromptu
3 7 (17.50%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (5.00%) MS Access
5 2 (5.00%) OLAP
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (17.50%) Manufacturing
2 4 (10.00%) German Language
3 3 (7.50%) Games
4 2 (5.00%) Publishing
4 2 (5.00%) Finance
4 2 (5.00%) Retail
4 2 (5.00%) French Language
5 1 (2.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Developer
1 9 (22.50%) Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 6 (15.00%) Support Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Business Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Applications Support
5 4 (10.00%) Administrator
5 4 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Implementation Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Implementation Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Storage Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Storage Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Server Administrator
6 3 (7.50%) Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Business Systems Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Systems Support
7 2 (5.00%) Cognos Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) XML
2 3 (7.50%) Web Services
3 2 (5.00%) WSDL
3 2 (5.00%) J2EE
3 2 (5.00%) SOAP
3 2 (5.00%) SAP ALE
3 2 (5.00%) BAPI
3 2 (5.00%) SAP XI
3 2 (5.00%) SAP PI
4 1 (2.50%) EDIFACT
4 1 (2.50%) HTML
4 1 (2.50%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) CLARiiON
2 8 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.50%) Informatics
3 3 (7.50%) iSeries
3 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.50%) AS400
4 2 (5.00%) GIS
4 2 (5.00%) Replication
4 2 (5.00%) Clustering
5 1 (2.50%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 21 (52.50%) Windows
2 17 (42.50%) Linux
3 12 (30.00%) UNIX
4 10 (25.00%) AIX
4 10 (25.00%) HPUX
4 10 (25.00%) Solaris
5 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 9 (22.50%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (22.50%) ERP
3 7 (17.50%) Security Architecture
3 7 (17.50%) ETL
4 6 (15.00%) Change Management
4 6 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (10.00%) Capacity Management
6 3 (7.50%) Change Control
6 3 (7.50%) Time Management
6 3 (7.50%) Data Management
6 3 (7.50%) Incident Management
6 3 (7.50%) B2B
7 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.00%) ITIL
7 2 (5.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.00%) Business Development
7 2 (5.00%) Logistics
7 2 (5.00%) Supply Chain Management
7 2 (5.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) VBA
2 4 (10.00%) SQL
3 3 (7.50%) Bash Shell
3 3 (7.50%) VBScript
4 2 (5.00%) ABAP
4 2 (5.00%) Java
4 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.50%) ActionScript 2.0
5 1 (2.50%) Perl
5 1 (2.50%) ActionScript
5 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (32.50%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) NCDA
2 3 (7.50%) NCIE
2 3 (7.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 5 (12.50%) NFS
2 2 (5.00%) XenServer
2 2 (5.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.00%) vSphere
2 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) HP SIM
2 2 (5.00%) Nagios
2 2 (5.00%) WSUS
3 1 (2.50%) Munin
Vendors
1 14 (35.00%) VMware
2 13 (32.50%) EMC
2 13 (32.50%) NetApp
2 13 (32.50%) IBM
2 13 (32.50%) HP
3 12 (30.00%) Oracle
4 10 (25.00%) Sun
4 10 (25.00%) StorageTek
4 10 (25.00%) Fujitsu
5 9 (22.50%) Cognos
5 9 (22.50%) SAP
5 9 (22.50%) Citrix
6 8 (20.00%) Cisco
7 7 (17.50%) Infor
7 7 (17.50%) Hyperion
7 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
8 6 (15.00%) Dell
9 2 (5.00%) Juniper
9 2 (5.00%) EPiServer
10 1 (2.50%) SEEBURGER